making machines see faces
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README.md

pareidoloop

  1. generate random polygons
  2. feed them into a face detector
  3. mutate to increase recognition confidence

difficult stuff (the cv lib) by liuliu

idea via roger alsing's evolution of mona lisa, and greg borenstein's machine pareidolia

notes

  • try out a demo
  • currently tested only in chrome (v 21)
  • hangs firefox for some reason (on win xp anyway)
  • "save images" only works in chrome
  • probably a bunch of bugs in there
  • have patience - let it churn away for a few hours and see what you get